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February 21, 2017 9:56 PM US appeals court upholds Maryland assault weapons ban

ANNAPOLIS, Md. – A federal appeals court has upheld Maryland's ban on 45 assault weapons and a 10-round limit on gun magazines. The 4th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in Richmond, Virginia, issued the ruling Tuesday. The court ruled that the banned assault weapons "are not protected by the Second Amendment." The court says: "Put simply, we have no power 12

February 21, 2017 3:52 PM Milo Yiannopoulos’s Trumpian rise shows how the GOP is stuck in opposition mode

The Conservative Political Action Conference (CPAC) is not the Republican Party. The gathering has increasingly become home to fringy political figures and attendees who don't speak for the whole GOP. Yiannopoulos carved a profile for himself in the Republican Party not because he's particularly conservative — he eschewed that term as recently as this weekend 11

February 21, 2017 3:32 PM The Daily 202: Trump’s new national security adviser literally wrote the book on Vietnam

THE BIG IDEA: When you don’t tell the truth about little things, you cannot be trusted to tell the truth about big things. As a candidate, Donald Trump attacked Barack Obama dozens of times for playing too much golf. "I'm going to be working for you,” Trump said at a rally last year. “I'm not going to have time to go play golf.” Since taking office four weeks 23

February 21, 2017 1:29 PM Trump Has the Opportunity for a Reset. But Can He Seize It?

After a chaotic and controversial first month in office, President Trump's week has the potential for a bit of a reset — a new national security adviser, a revised travel ban, even a stop this morning at the National Museum of African American History and Culture. But here's the $64,000 question: Can Trump enjoy a no-drama week? The stakes are important 13

February 21, 2017 11:50 AM Trump's travel ban causing angst for America's health system

President Trump is finalizing a revised version of his travel ban, temporarily barring people from seven Muslim-majority countries. This comes at a delicate time for the American medical system, as hospitals have until Wednesday to select their next generation of doctors. They are drawing from a pool that includes more than 1,000 applicants from countries 8

February 21, 2017 1:43 AM Trump's revised travel ban will target same seven countries: report

President Trump's revised immigration order will reportedly include the same countries targeted in the president's initial order, which barred refugees and people from seven predominately Muslim countries from entering the U.S., the Associated Press reported. The president's new order though will not include people who already have a visa to travel to the U.S. It will exempt 13

February 20, 2017 11:52 PM Protesters hold 'Not My Presidents Day' events across the US

Protesters held demonstrations on Presidents Day Monday in cities across the country in opposition to Donald Trump’s presidency, questioning the legitimacy of his White House victory and opposing him on a variety of issues including immigration and climate science. At least nine events were held under the social media-driven “Not My Presidents Day” movement 15

February 20, 2017 11:14 PM Thousands of demonstrators across US say ‘Not My President’

Thousands of demonstrators turned out Monday across the U.S. to challenge Donald Trump in a Presidents Day protest dubbed Not My President’s Day. The events on the federal holiday didn’t draw nearly as many people as the million-plus who thronged the streets following the Republican president’s inauguration a month earlier, but the message was similar 14

February 20, 2017 10:05 PM America Gives Trump an Earful at ‘Not My President’s Day’ Rallies

From sea to shining sea, thousands of Americans marked Presidents Day on Monday by denouncing the current occupant of the White House — President Donald Trump. "Not My President's Day" rallies were staged in New York, Chicago, Los Angeles, Atlanta, Philadelphia and more than two dozen other cities across the nation in a spirited display of defiance against 16

February 20, 2017 7:51 PM Amid protests, UK lawmakers debate downgrading Trump visit

LONDON — Thousands of protesters against U.S. President Donald Trump rallied outside Britain’s Parliament on Monday, while lawmakers inside urged the government to rescind its offer to the president of a state visit stamped with pomp, pageantry and royal approval. In a passionate debate that’s unlikely to change the British government’s position, Trump 25